pittkann


Kendra-Ann Pitt

School of Social Work

Assistant Professor

Office: Ross Building, S831
Ext: 66322 Email: pittkann@yorku.ca

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Toronto
MSW, York University
BSc., The University of the West Indies

Community Contributions

2018- Panellist. Community perspectives on mental health and well-being through a social justice lens. Ryerson University.

2017-Facilitator. Introducing Critical Disability Studies. Caribbean Institute in Gender and Development, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Cave Hill, University of the West Indies.

2017-Panelist. What Good is Feminism Today? University of Toronto Mississauga.

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Pitt, K. A. (2014). Introduction: Terror and The Limits of Remembering. In, Perera, S. &
Razack, S. (Eds.). At the limits of justice: Women of colour theorize terror (pp. 233-236).
Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2014

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Pitt, K.A. (2014) [Review of the book Love and power: Caribbean discourses on gender,
by V. Eudine Barriteau (Ed.)]. NWIG: New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische
Gids.

2014

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Pitt, K. A. (2008). Intersectionality, gender and race in women's experiences of domestic
violence: Applications to Postcolonial Trinidad. The Caribbean Journal of Social Work,
Vol. 6 & 7, pp. 58-82.

2008

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Pitt, K.A. (2017). Engaging discourses of race in domestic violence social support work
in Trinidad and Tobago. Paper presented at the Association of Caribbean Social Work
Educators Conference, Jamaica, W.I.

2017

Voronka, J., Shanouda, F., Landry, D., Pitt, K.A., Synder, S. (2017). Mad Studies and
pedagogical practices. In J. Voronka (Chair), What do I do with this? Mad Studies and
students in helping professions. Panel conducted at the Canadian Sociological
Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.

2017

Pitt, K.A. (2011). Race, gender and domestic violence in the Anglophone Caribbean.
Paper Presented at the University of the West Indies Institute for Gender and
Development Studies Biennial Symposium, Barbados, W.I.

2011

Pitt, K. A. (2010). Theorizing race in Caribbean domestic violence research. Paper
Presented at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference, Barbados, W.I.

2010

Pitt, K. A. (2007). Exploring Indian and African women’s experiences of domestic
violence in postcolonial Trinidad. Paper presented at the Association of Caribbean
Social Work Educators Conference. Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.

2007

Pitt, K. A. (2003). Positioning social workers in the postcolonial: Exploring the role of
social workers in the evolution of emancipatory practice in the postcolonial Caribbean.
Paper presented at the Association of Caribbean Social Work Educators Conference,
Barbados, W.I.

2003


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 B Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Fall 2020 GS/SOWK5250 3.0 D Graduate Research Seminar SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 B Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Winter 2021 GS/SOWK5450 3.0 P Practice Research Paper Seminar SEMR

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Toronto
MSW, York University
BSc., The University of the West Indies

Community Contributions

2018- Panellist. Community perspectives on mental health and well-being through a social justice lens. Ryerson University.

2017-Facilitator. Introducing Critical Disability Studies. Caribbean Institute in Gender and Development, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Cave Hill, University of the West Indies.

2017-Panelist. What Good is Feminism Today? University of Toronto Mississauga.

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Pitt, K. A. (2014). Introduction: Terror and The Limits of Remembering. In, Perera, S. &
Razack, S. (Eds.). At the limits of justice: Women of colour theorize terror (pp. 233-236).
Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2014

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Pitt, K.A. (2014) [Review of the book Love and power: Caribbean discourses on gender,
by V. Eudine Barriteau (Ed.)]. NWIG: New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische
Gids.

2014

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Pitt, K. A. (2008). Intersectionality, gender and race in women's experiences of domestic
violence: Applications to Postcolonial Trinidad. The Caribbean Journal of Social Work,
Vol. 6 & 7, pp. 58-82.

2008

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Pitt, K.A. (2017). Engaging discourses of race in domestic violence social support work
in Trinidad and Tobago. Paper presented at the Association of Caribbean Social Work
Educators Conference, Jamaica, W.I.

2017

Voronka, J., Shanouda, F., Landry, D., Pitt, K.A., Synder, S. (2017). Mad Studies and
pedagogical practices. In J. Voronka (Chair), What do I do with this? Mad Studies and
students in helping professions. Panel conducted at the Canadian Sociological
Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.

2017

Pitt, K.A. (2011). Race, gender and domestic violence in the Anglophone Caribbean.
Paper Presented at the University of the West Indies Institute for Gender and
Development Studies Biennial Symposium, Barbados, W.I.

2011

Pitt, K. A. (2010). Theorizing race in Caribbean domestic violence research. Paper
Presented at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference, Barbados, W.I.

2010

Pitt, K. A. (2007). Exploring Indian and African women’s experiences of domestic
violence in postcolonial Trinidad. Paper presented at the Association of Caribbean
Social Work Educators Conference. Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.

2007

Pitt, K. A. (2003). Positioning social workers in the postcolonial: Exploring the role of
social workers in the evolution of emancipatory practice in the postcolonial Caribbean.
Paper presented at the Association of Caribbean Social Work Educators Conference,
Barbados, W.I.

2003


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 B Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Fall 2020 GS/SOWK5250 3.0 D Graduate Research Seminar SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 B Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Winter 2021 GS/SOWK5450 3.0 P Practice Research Paper Seminar SEMR